209 College Ave

Location of Property

 Rentals

Please Phone 607-273-5929, between 9am and 6pm

Building Description

Spectacular 1880's former boarding house; the only remaining house on College Avenue with its original tower; a local landmark. Grand View House was historically and sympathetically renovated from 2000 to 2003. Each apartment has a totally new kitchen and bathroom(s), windows and refinished floors. All mechanical systems are totally new. The quality of the rehabilitation and renovation work done to Grand View House was recognized by awards from the City of Ithaca, Ithaca Rotary Club and Historic Ithaca and Tompkins County. An addition to the rear of the original 1880s structure houses two studio, two 1-BR and one 2-BR apartments, all constructed to Grand View House standards.

  • Five-minute walk to the Cornell campus.
    Assigned reserved parking spaces available for rent. ($1,300 per open space; $1,500 for carport space per year and two tandem spaces in the front yard, $1,800 for both per year)
  • Zoned heat (thermostat in every apartment)
  • Heat and cold & hot water are included in the rental prices
  • Partially subsidized dumpster service for trash included in rents
  • Phone and cable jacks in every bedroom
  • Pre-wired for internet (service not provided)
  • 100% fire detection and sprinkler systems
  • Front door intercom system to screen and admit callers to Grand View House
  • Laundry room with front-loading washers on premises
  • Fully furnished

 

Apartment Descriptions

  • Apt. 1. 5 bedrooms. Recently renovated, kitchen with dishwasher, tile floors with radiant heat, 2 full baths, one very spacious; very large apartment with separate kitchen-dining room and living room; one bedroom has a private half-bath.
  • Apt. 2. 4 BR with two baths. Fully refinished oak floors (one BR carpeted), (close to laundry room)
  • Apt. 3. 3 BR with one bath. Fully refinished oak floors (one BR carpeted), (close to laundry room)
    Four 3-BR/one-bath apartments on II and III are similar. Those on the south side, Apts. 5 and 9 have balconies
  • Apts. 4 and 8 have big bay windows. II and III
  • Apt. 6. 1 BR with one bath. Tiled full bath, New oak floors
  • Apt. 7. Studio with one bath. Tiled full bath, New oak floors
  • Apt. 10. 1 BR with one bath. Tiled full bath, New oak floors
  • Apt. 11. Studio with one bath. Tiled full bath, New oak floors
  • Apt. 12. 3 BR with one bath on top floor. Newer construction with views of City and hills beyond. This apartment includes the Grand View House Tower
  • Apt. 13. 3 BR with one bath on top floor. Newer construction with views of City and hills beyond. South side
  • Apt. 14. Newer construction 2 BR with one ceramic tiled full bath, New oak floors. Very spacious